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On this show we pay tribute to the recently departed Wallace Roney and Manu Dibango. There's a couple of tracks from Manu and selection of highlights from Wallace picking up on work associated with his mentor Miles Davis.
I also feature the recent album from guitarist Tomas Janzon in a great quartet, and there's also the intriguing Schapiro17 with their fascinating re-working of Miles Davis's Kind of Blue into big band arrangements.
There's a dip in the archive for a groundbreaking track from Wadada Leo Smith from 1978, plus, a recently released album from Ingrid Laubrock who is in some fine company.
Tomas Janzon "Softly as in Morning Sunrise" from 130th and Lenox (Changes Music) 00:00
Manu Dibango "New Bell 'Hard Pulsation'" from Soul Makossa (Atlantic) 07:40
Wallace Roney "Wolfbane" from Blue Dawn Blue Nights (High Note) 14:20
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